NRL TEAMS - 2024 Round 5


Get all the NRL teamlists and officials here from 4pm each Tuesday, with updated squads and late mail across the round.

How it works

Here's when everything happens:

  • Tuesday afternoon: match official appointments
  • Tuesday 4pm: 21-man squads named for each club
  • 24 hours from kickoff: squad update (squads reduced to 19 players)
  • One hour from kickoff: final lineups (17 players plus one reserve)

Time zones

All times are listed in AEDT (NSW/VIC/ACT) until Saturday. Daylight Saving Time ends in NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS and NZ on Sunday at 3am; times after this are AEST which then includes QLD.

Variations on kickoffs in other time zones are shown where appropriate.

Broadcast info

AUSTRALIA: all matches are broadcast on Fox League and Kayo Sports. Select matches each week are shown on Nine Network & 9Now, normally Thursday night, Friday night and Sunday afternoon. Check guides for information.

NEW ZEALAND: Sky Sport NZ broadcasts all matches live.

UNITED KINGDOM: Sky Sports UK broadcasts most matches, WatchNRL broadcasts all matches.

UNITED STATES: Some matches will be broadcast on Fox Sports in the US, check guides.

ELSEWHERE: Check out WatchNRL.

Other grades

Click here for teamlists from other competitions including NRLW, NSWRL, QRL and squads from the UK, as well as teams articles from previous rounds.


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Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks BYE

Injury ward: Dale Finucane (face, R6), Royce Hunt (calf, R8), Toby Rudolf (ankle, R8), Braden Hamlin-Uele (knee, TBC), Jesse Colquhoun (foot, indefinite)

Round 6 opponent: South Sydney (away, Accor Stadium)

Melbourne Storm
v Brisbane Broncos

Thu April 4 2024, 8:00pm
at AAMI Park, Melbourne / Wurundjeri

Melbourne Storm
1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. William Warbrick 3. Reimis Smith 4. Nick Meaney 5. Xavier Coates 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Tui Kamikamica 9. Harry Grant 10. Josh King 11. Shawn Blore 12. Eliesa Katoa 13. Trent Loiero 14. Tyran Wishart 15. Christian Welch 17. Alec MacDonald 19. Jack Howarth 16. Tepai Moeroa

Injury ward: Joe Chan (hand, R5), Cam Munster (groin, R5), Reimis Smith (ribs, R5), Christian Welch (concussion, R5), Sua Fa'alogo (ankle, R6)

Changes from last week: Out: Kane Bradley (bench)
In: Cameron Munster (five-eighth), Jahrome Hughes (halfback), Christian Welch (bench), Jack Howarth (bench), Marion Seve (reserve), Aaron Pene (reserve)
Changes: Jonah Pezet (five-eighth to reserve), Tyran Wishart (halfback to bench)

Squad update 24H:18. Chris Lewis, 20. Marion Seve and 22. Aaron Pene omitted. Pezet and Howarth remain in the squad. 

Late mail: Howarth comes onto the bench with Moeroa back to 18th player. 21. Jonah Pezet misses out.

Brisbane Broncos
1. Tristan Sailor 2. Jesse Arthars 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Selwyn Cobbo 5. Deine Mariner 6. Ezra Mam 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Corey Jensen 9. Billy Walters 10. Fletcher Baker 11. Jaiyden Hunt 12. Jordan Riki 13. Patrick Carrigan 14. Tyson Smoothy 15. Benjamin Te Kura 16. Kobe Hetherington 17. Corey Oates 18. Martin Taupau

Injury ward: Payne Haas (knee, R8), Brendan Piakura (ankle, R8), Reece Walsh (face, TBC)

Changes from last week:  Out: Xavier Willison (bench)
In: Benjamin Te Kura (bench), Martin Taupau (bench), Jock Madden (bench), Delouise Hoeter (reserve), Jordan Pereira (reserve), Blake Mozer (reserve)

Squad update 24H: 20. Delouise Hoeter, 21. Jordan Pereira and 22. Blake Mozer are omitted. Taupau and Madden remain in the squad.

Late mail: 1-17, Taupau 18th player, 19. Jock Madden drops out.

Referees: Ashley Klein;Sideline Officials: Chris Sutton, Wyatt Raymond;Video Referees: Gerard Sutton;

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
v Sydney Roosters

Fri April 5 2024, 6:00pm
at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park / Wanngal

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
1. Blake Taaffe 3. Jacob Kiraz 4. Stephen Crichton 19. Bronson Xerri 5. Connor Tracey 6. Matt Burton 7. Drew Hutchison 8. Max King 9. Reed Mahoney 22. Chris Patolo 11. Viliame Kikau 13. Jaeman Salmon 14. Kurt Mann 10. Samuel Hughes 12. Josh Curran 15. Harrison Edwards 17. Kitione Kautoga 20. Toby Sexton

Injury ward: Jacob Preston (jaw, R11), Josh Addo-Carr (concussion, TBC), Karl Oloapu & Ryan Sutton (indefinite), Kurtis Morrin (suspended, TBC)

Changes from last week: Out: Josh Addo-Carr (wing), Jacob Preston (second row), Kurtis Morrin (bench)
In: Blake Wilson (wing), Harrison Edwards (bench), Kitione Kautoga (bench), Bronson Xerri (bench), Toby Sexton (bench), Bailey Hayward (reserve), Chris Patolo (reserve), Poasa Fa'amausili (reserve)
Changes: Liam Knight (front row to bench), Samuel Hughes (bench to front row), Josh Curran (bench to second row)

Squad update 24H: 16. Liam Knight, 21. Bailey Hayward and 23. Poasa Faamausili drop out. Patolo joins the bench, Xerri and Sexton remain in the squad.

Late mail: Liam Knight is a late scratching yesterday replaced by Chris Patolo. Today has seen a swag of changes to the 17. Xerri is on the wing for Wilson. Salmon moves to backrow for Curran who's back to the bench and Mann starts at lock. Patolo moves to prop for Hughes.

Sydney Roosters
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Joseph-Aukuso Suaalii 4. Joseph Manu 5. Dominic Young 6. Luke Keary 7. Sam Walker 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Brandon Smith 10. Lindsay Collins 16. Sitili Tupouniua 12. Angus Crichton 13. Victor Radley 14. Connor Watson 15. Naufahu Whyte 17. Terrell May 19. Egan Butcher 18. Michael Jennings

Injury ward: Spencer Leniu (suspended, R10), Lindsay Collins (hamstring) Billy Smith (ankle) and Sandon Smith (elbow) all TBC

Changes from last week: In: Lindsay Collins (front row), Michael Jennings (bench), Junior Pauga (reserve), Zach Dockar-Clay (reserve), Siua Wong (reserve)
Changes: Terrell May (front row to bench), Sitili Tupouniua (second row to bench), Angus Crichton (bench to second row)

Squad update 24H: 20. Fetalaiga Pauga, 21. Zach Dockar-Clay and 22. Siua Wong drop out, Jennings and Egan Butcher remain.

Late mail: Nat Butcher is out with his partner expecting a child soon, Sitili Tupouniua starts with Egan Butcher going onto the bench in his 50th game.

Referees: Grant Atkins;Sideline Officials: Kasey Badger, Clayton Wills;Video Referees: Todd Smith;

Newcastle Knights v
St George Illawarra Dragons

Fri April 5 2024, 8:05pm
at McDonald Jones Stadium, New Lambton / Awabakal

Newcastle Knights
1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Thomas Jenkins 3. Dane Gagai 4. Bradman Best 5. Enari Tuala 6. Jack Cogger 7. Jackson Hastings 8. Jacob Saifiti 9. Jayden Brailey 10. Leo Thompson 18. Dylan Lucas 12. Kai Pearce-Paul 13. Adam Elliott 14. Phoenix Crossland 15. Daniel Saifiti 16. Jack Hetherington 17. Mathew Croker 22. Thomas Cant

Injury ward: Dane Gagai (illness, R5), Leo Thompson (suspension, R5)

Changes from last week: In: Dane Gagai (centre), Jackson Hastings (halfback), Leo Thompson (front row), Jed Cartwright (bench), Thomas Cant (reserve)
Changes: Dylan Lucas (centre to bench), Tyson Gamble (five-eighth to reserve), Jack Cogger (halfback to five-eighth), Phoenix Crossland (hooker to bench), Daniel Saifiti (front row to bench), Jayden Brailey (bench to hooker), Brodie Jones (bench to reserve)

Squad update 24H: 11. Tyson Frizell is out, with Lucas shifting to the back row to fill that gap. 19. Jed Cartwright and 20. Brodie Jones drop out with Cant and Gamble retained.

Late mail: Cant is 18th player with 21. Tyson Gamble dropping out.

St George Illawarra Dragons
1. Tyrell Sloan 2. Zac Lomax 3. Moses Suli 4. Jack Bird 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Kyle Flanagan 7. Ben Hunt 8. Francis Molo 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Jack de Belin 11. Luciano Leilua 12. Jaydn Su'A 15. Blake Lawrie 13. Tom Eisenhuth 14. Jesse Marschke 16. Michael Molo 17. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 21. Toby Couchman

Injury ward: Corey Allan (knee, 2025)

Changes from last week: In: Michael Molo (bench), Christian Tuipulotu (bench), Viliami Fifita (reserve), Toby Couchman (reserve), Ben Murdoch-Masila (reserve)
Changes: Blake Lawrie (front row to bench), Raymond Faitala-Mariner (lock to bench), Tom Eisenhuth (bench to lock), Jack De Belin (bench to front row)

Squad update 24H: 18. Hame Sele, 20. Viliami Fifita and 22. Ben Murdoch-Masila drop out, T Couchman and Tuipulotu retained.

Late mail: Lawrie starts lock, Eisenhuth benched, Couchman 18th player and 19. Christian Tuipulotu drops out.

Referees: Belinda Sharpe;Sideline Officials: Peter Gough, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Adam Gee;

South Sydney Rabbitohs
v Warriors

Sat April 6 2024, 3:00pm
at Accor Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park / Wanngal

South Sydney Rabbitohs
1. Latrell Mitchell 2. Izaac Tu’itupou Thompson 3. Jack Wighton 4. Isaiah Tass 5. Taane Milne 6. Cody Walker 7. Dean Hawkins 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Keaon Koloamatangi 12. Jacob Host 13. Cameron Murray 14. Michael Chee Kam 15. Tallis Duncan 16. Sean Keppie 18. Peter Mamouzelos 17. Davvy Moale

Injury ward: Campbell Graham (sternum, R20), Jai Arrow (shoulder) Alex Johnston (hamstring) Shaq Mitchell (concussion) all TBC

Changes from last week: Out: Alex Johnston (wing), Shaq Mitchell (bench)
In: Izaac Thompson (wing), Sean Keppie (bench), Peter Mamouzelos (bench), Lachlan Ilias (bench), Richard Kennar (reserve), Jye Gray (reserve), Jacob Gagai (reserve)

Squad update 24H: 20. Richard Kennar 21. Jye Gray and 22. Jacob Gagai cut, Mamouzelos and Ilias remain.

Late mail: Moale drops to 18th player with Mamouzelos joining the bench. Lachlan Ilias is omitted.

1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 18. Adam Pompey 3. Rocco Berry 4. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Te Maire Martin 7. Shaun Johnson 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Wayde Egan 16. Bunty Afoa 10. Mitchell Barnett 11. Jackson Ford 13. Tohu Harris 20. Jacob Laban 15. Tom Ale 17. Jazz Tevaga 21. Chanel Harris-Tavita 20. Ali Leiataua

Injury ward: Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad (hamstring, R5), Dylan Walker (ankle, R5), Luke Metcalf (ankle, TBC), Demetric Sifakula (knee, indefinite)

Changes from last week: Out: Luke Metcalf (five-eighth), Kurt Capewell (second row)
In: Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad (fullback), Te Maire Martin (five-eighth), Freddy Lussick (bench), Tom Ale (bench), Jacob Laban (bench), Edward Kosi (reserve), Ali Leiataua (reserve)
Changes: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (fullback to centre), Adam Pompey (centre to bench), Marata Niukore (bench to second row), Chanel Harris-Tavita (bench to reserve)

Squad update 24H: 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is out, Pompey coming in to replace him. 12. Marata Niukore also out with Afoa to start up front and Barnett moving to second row. Harris-Tavita fills the bench vacancy. 22. Edward Kosi drops out with Laban and Leiataua retained.

Late mail: Laban comes onto the bench, Freddy Lussick omitted entirely. Leiataua is the 18th player.

Referees: Liam Kennedy;Sideline Officials: Kieren Irons, Jon Stone;Video Referees: Ashley Klein;

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
v Penrith Panthers

Sat April 6 2024, 5:30pm
at 4 Pines Park, Brookvale / Cammeraygal

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
1. Tom Trbojevic 2. Tommy Talau 3. Tolutau Koula 4. Reuben Garrick 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Luke Brooks 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Taniela Paseka 9. Lachlan Croker 10. Josh Aloiai 11. Haumole Olakau'atu 12. Ben Trbojevic 13. Jake Trbojevic 14. Karl Lawton 15. Corey Waddell 16. Toafofoa Sipley 17. Nathan Brown 18. Ethan Bullemor

Injury ward: Matt Lodge (knee, R6), Jason Saab (hamstring, R7)

Changes from last week: In: Ethan Bullemor (bench), Jakob Arthur (bench), Aaron Woods (reserve), Raymond Tuaimalo Vaega (reserve), Gordon Chan Kum Tong (reserve)

Squad update 24H: 20. Aaron Woods 21. Raymond Tuiamalo Vaega and 22. Gordon Chan Kum Tong drop out with Bullemor and Arthur retained.

Late mail: 19. Jakob Arthur omitted with the squad 1-17 - Bullemor is 18th man.

Penrith Panthers
1. Dylan Edwards 2. Sunia Turuva 3. Izack Tago 4. Taylan May 5. Brian To'o 6. Jarome Luai 7. Brad Schneider 8. Moses Leota 9. Mitch Kenny 15. Lindsay Smith 11. Luke Garner 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo 10. James Fisher-Harris 14. Daine Laurie 16. Liam Henry 17. Matt Eisenhuth 18. Soni Luke

Injury ward: Nathan Cleary (hamstring, R7), James Fisher-Harris (shoulder) and Scott Sorensen (knee) both TBC

Changes from last week: In: James Fisher-Harris (front row), Soni Luke (bench), Paul Alamoti (bench), Jack Cole (reserve), Tyrone Peachey (reserve)
Changes: Lindsay Smith (front row to bench), Mavrik Geyer (bench to reserve)

Squad update 24H: 19. Paul Alamoti 21. Jack Cole and 22. Tyrone Peachey drop out, with Luke and Geyer retained.

Late mail: Fisher-Harris is benched with Lindsay Smith starting up front. Luke is 18th player with 20. Mavrik Geyer dropping out.

Referees: Todd Smith;Sideline Officials: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski, Phil Henderson;Video Referees: Grant Atkins;

Dolphins v
Wests Tigers

Sat April 6 2024, 7:35pm (6:35pm QLD)
at Suncorp Stadium, Milton / Yuggera-Turrbal

1. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 2. Jamayne Isaako 3. Jake Averillo 4. Herbie Farnworth 5. Jack Bostock 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Isaiya Katoa 8. Jesse Bromwich 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Thomas Flegler 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Euan Aitken 17. Kenny Bromwich 13. Ray Stone 14. Josh Kerr 15. Kurt Donoghoe 16. Mark Nicholls 18. Oryn Keeley

Injury ward: Connelly Lemuelu (knee, R6), Anthony Milford (hamstring, TBC), Max Plath (suspension, TBC), Tom Gilbert (knee, 2025)

Changes from last week: Out: Max Plath (lock)
In: Kenny Bromwich (bench), Oryn Keeley (bench), Sean O'Sullivan (bench), Jarrod Wallace (reserve), Tesi Niu (reserve), Mason Teague (reserve)
Changes: Ray Stone (bench to lock)

Squad update 24H: 19. Sean O'Sullivan 20. Jarrod Wallace 22. Mason Teague cut, Keeley and Niu retained.

Late mail: Kenny Bromwich starts lock with Stone benched. Keeley is 18th player, Tesi Niu omitted.

Wests Tigers
1. Jahream Bula 2. Charlie Staines 3. Solomona Faataape 4. Justin Olam 5. Junior Tupou 6. Jayden Sullivan 7. Aidan Sezer 8. Stefano Utoikamanu 9. Apisai Koroisau 10. David Klemmer 11. Isaiah Papali'i 12. John Bateman 13. Fonua Pole 14. Latu Fainu 15. Alex Seyfarth 16. Alex Twal 17. Samuela Fainu 18. Brent Naden

Injury ward: Sione Fainu (foot, R5), Starford To'a (ankle, R11), Adam Doueihi (knee, R17), Lachlan Galvin (suspended, TBC)

Changes from last week: Out: Lachlan Galvin (five-eighth)
In: Latu Fainu (bench), Alex Twal (bench), Brent Naden (bench), Justin Matamua (reserve), Solomon Alaimalo (reserve), Jake Simpkin (reserve)
Changes: Jayden Sullivan (bench to five-eighth)

Squad update 24H: 20. Justin Matamua 21. Solomon Alaimalo 22. Jake Simpkin cut, Naden and Kepaoa retained.

Late mail: 1-17. Naden 18th player with Asu Kepaoa omitted.

Referees: Gerard Sutton;Sideline Officials: Michael Wise, Matt Noyen;Video Referees: Peter Gough;

North Queensland Cowboys
v Gold Coast Titans

Sun April 7 2024, 4:05pm
at Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville / Wulgurukaba

North Queensland Cowboys
1. Scott Drinkwater 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Valentine Holmes 4. Zac Laybutt 5. Murray Taulagi 6. Tom Dearden 7. Chad Townsend 8. Jordan McLean 9. Reece Robson 10. Jason Taumalolo 11. Kulikefu Finefeuiaki 12. Jeremiah Nanai 13. Reuben Cotter 14. Jake Granville 15. Griffin Neame 16. Sam McIntyre 17. Jack Gosiewski 19. Thomas Mikaele

Injury ward: Heilum Luki (ankle, R9), Coen Hess (knee, 2025), Jamayne Taunoa-Brown (achilles, indefinite)

Changes from last week: In: Tom Chester (bench), Thomas Mikaele (bench), Semi Valemei (reserve), Marly Bitungane (reserve), Jake Clifford (reserve)

Squad update 24H: 18. Tomas Chester, 21. Marly Bitungane and 22. Jake Clifford omitted, Mikaele and Valeimi retained.

Late mail: 1-17. Mikaele 18th, 20. Semi Valemei drops out.

Gold Coast Titans
1. Jayden Campbell 2. Harley Smith-Shields 3. Brian Kelly 4. AJ Brimson 5. Jojo Fifita 6. Kieran Foran 7. Tanah Boyd 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Chris Randall 10. Jaimin Jolliffe 15. David Fifita 12. Beau Fermor 11. Klese Haas 13. Erin Clark 14. Sam Verrills 16. Joe Stimson 17. Josiah Pahulu 19. Tony Francis

Injury ward: Keenan Palasia (quad, TBC), Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (knee, 2025)

Changes from last week: Out: Phillip Sami (wing), Isaac Liu (front row)
In: Harley Smith-Shields (wing), Sosefo Fifita (wing), Josiah Pahulu (bench), Iszac Fa'asuamaleaui (bench), Tony Francis (bench), Thomas Weaver (reserve), Jacob Alick (reserve)
Changes: Alofiana Khan-Pereira (wing to reserve), Jaimin Jolliffe (lock to front row), Erin Clark (bench to lock)

Squad update 24H: 20. Thomas Weaver, 21. Alofiana Khan-Pereira and 22. Jacob Alick omitted. Fa'asuamaleaui and Francis remain in the squad.

Late mail: Fifita starts back row, Haas to lock, Clark benched. Francis 18th player, 18. Iszac Fa'asuamaleaui omitted.

Referees: Chris Butler;Sideline Officials: Nick Pelgrave, Tyson Brough;Video Referees: Liam Kennedy;

Canberra Raiders
v Parramatta Eels

Sun April 7 2024, 6:15pm
at GIO Stadium Canberra, Bruce / Ngunnawal

Canberra Raiders
1. Jordan Rapana 2. James Schiller 3. Matthew Timoko 4. Sebastian Kris 5. Xavier Savage 6. Ethan Strange 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Danny Levi 10. Joseph Tapine 11. Hudson Young 12. Ata Mariota 13. Morgan Smithies 14. Tom Starling 15. Corey Horsburgh 16. Simi Sasagi 17. Pasami Saulo 18. Kaeo Weekes

Injury ward: Albert Hopoate (arm, R5), Zac Hosking (concussion) and Elliott Whitehead (calf) both TBC, Corey Harawira-Naera (indefinite)

Changes from last week: Out: Zac Hosking (second row)
In: Simi Sasagi (bench), Kaeo Weekes (bench), Nick Cotric (bench), Trey Mooney (reserve), Zac Woolford (reserve), Emre Guler (reserve)
Changes: Ata Mariota (bench to second row)

Squad update 24H: 19. Nick Cotric, 21. Zac Woolford and 22. Emre Guler omitted. Weekes and Mooney remain in the squad.

Late mail: 1-17 with Weekes 18th player and 20. Trey Mooney omitted.

Parramatta Eels
1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Viliami Penisini 4. Bailey Simonsson 5. Sean Russell 6. Blaize Talagi 7. Dylan Brown 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Joey Lussick 15. Wiremu Greig 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. J'maine Hopgood 10. Junior Paulo 14. Luca Moretti 16. Joe Ofahengaue 17. Kelma Tuilagi 22. Morgan Harper

Injury ward: Mitch Moses (foot, R12), Bryce Cartwright (ribs, TBC)

Changes from last week: In: Bailey Simonsson (centre), Wiremu Greig (bench), Ofahiki Ogden (bench), Daejarn Asi (bench), Makahesi Makatoa (reserve)

Changes: Morgan Harper (centre to reserve), Kelma Tuilagi (second row to bench), Ryan Matterson (lock to second row), J'maine Hopgood (bench to lock), Brendan Hands (bench to reserve)

Squad update 24H: 18. Ofahiki Ogden, 20. Brendan Hands and 21. Makahesi Makatoa omitted. Asi and Harper remain in the squad.

Late mail: Paulo benched (shock). Greig starts prop, Harper is 18th player with 19. Daejarn Asi dropping out.

Referees: Adam Gee;Sideline Officials: David Munro, Drew Oultram;Video Referees: Kasey Badger;